Detoxification: Addressing Cellular Functions & Dispelling Myths

The word detoxification gets thrown around quite a bit in alternative healthcare circles. There is often an extraordinary emphasis on processes involving detoxification. This often includes: colon cleansing, liver cleansing, kidney cleansing, lymphatic drainage, sauna therapy, colon hydrotherapy, herbal therapies and coffee enemas. While there are often numerous benefits that can be obtained through such

Serum Albumin: Glutathione Transport & Powerful Free Radical Scavenger

I have previously discussed the essential role of albumin in human health. Serum albumin is one of the most vitally important blood proteins. Albumin is in fact the most abundant blood protein in human plasma. Epidemiological data suggests that decreased albumin values are strongly associated with an increased mortality. Albumin functions as a major transport for nutrients,

Athletic Performance, Nutrition & Health: How Athletes Can Become Depleted & Unhealthy

Experience has demonstrated to me that excessive-athletic training can be depleting to the body through a number of mechanisms. It is for this reason that in my nutritional consulting practice I recommend maximizing one’s nutrition practice before engaging in athletic programs. If you are someone who is physically active and engage in regular athletic performance,

Minerals: Electrolytes, Blood Sugar, Hormones & Antioxidants

Minerals are the pervasive and ubiquitous catalysts for cellular functions. Some minerals function to increase the electrical potential of cells. Other minerals function as metalloenzymes, which then can act as enzyme reactors in cells, signal transducers and messengers. In human nutrition, minerals play pivotal roles in the body’s multitude of functions. Aberrations in mineral activity,

Eliminate Your ‘Nutritional Debt’: Reduce Stress & Achieve The Highest Level Of Health Possible

The greater your level of stress, the greater the nutritional demands upon your body. The weaker your nutrition practice, the larger a nutritional deficit exists. Health is very much about keeping enough nutrition in “the bank” so that your health doesn’t become bankrupt. For many people however, they run up nutritional debt for a lifetime,